News: Granton Locals (19 Jan 1917)




Surnames: Riedel, Reichert, Montgomery, Martin, Sternitzky, Greeler, Tompkins, Horak, Tykac, Lee, Davis, Witt, Hales, Hewett, Williams, Hayden, Lavigne, Huntley, Dopp, Dorst, Mellentine, Todd, Nonhof, Kemmeter, Gerzemehle, Prange, Eberhardt, Berg, Osgood, Winters, Moths, Scholtz, Finnigan, Owen, Wentworth, Knox, Vashko, Hillert, Buchanan, Garbush, Breseman, Rath, Schreiber, Stevens, Devos, Dixon, Phillip, Gilman, Murphy, Soles, Graves, Deutsch, Phelps, Galbreath, Becker, Snyder, Beeckler, Paulson, Beaver, Ross, Keyes, Smith, Wagner, Wallace, Lowery, Holverson, Hanschman, Dankemyer, Morris, Schier, Bass, Cury, Bollom, Hart, Zorn, Henze, Crosby, Coil, Lapp, Page, MacBride, Handke, Wilding, Pheldt, Michalski, Kampine, Arndt, Lehrke, Wentworth, Bergeman, Kurth, Kops, Krejci, Hemp, Breeze, Sweet, Lautenbach, Buroker, Pheid,


----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark County, Wis.) 01/19/1917


Emil Riedel was at Marshfield on business on Tuesday.


L.A. Reichert of Chili was here on business on Tuesday.


Orren Montgomery was a county seat visitor on Saturday.


John Martin and Willie Sternitzky were county seat visitors on Saturday.


Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Greeler were Marshfield visitors on Saturday.


Mrs. J.M. Tompkins is up and about again this week.


Mrs. Horak of Columbia is visiting at B. Tykac’s since Tuesday.


Mrs. Dale Lee, with her sister Miss Ora Davis, visited relatives at Neillsville on Saturday.


A.F.C. Witt, the Lynn cheese maker, came home from Fond du Lac last Friday.


Mrs. A.W. Hales went to Neillsville on Sunday’s noon train, to visit relatives.


Miss Helen Hewett of Neillsville spent a couple of days last week here with Miss Mabel Williams.


Remember the basketball game tonight, when the Cardinals play the first game of the season.


Miss Nora Lee of Merrillan, after a 10 day visit at Louis Hayden’s, went home on Tuesday.


Franklin Lavigne of the town of Hewett spent the weekend here, a guest of the Geo. Huntley home.


Mrs. Fred Dopp went to Chili Friday afternoon and visited old friends until Saturday noon.


Miss Nellie Dorst, after a three week visit with home folk, returned to Minneapolis on Monday.


Frank Mellentine of Spencer, after a couple of days visit at Chas. Greeler’s, went home on Friday.


Lester Todd spent yesterday with friends at Marshfield.


Mrs. Al Nonhof will entertain the Circle next Wednesday.


Mrs. P.J. Kemmeter is home from Milwaukee since last Friday.


Chris Gerzemehle went to Neillsville Tuesday on a visit to old friends.


Emil Prange and Oscar Eberhardt were county seat visitors on Tuesday.


Mrs. Hugh Berg, Mrs. Rella Osgood, and Mrs. Hale Davis were Neillsville visitors on Friday.


Louis Winters, Chas. Moths, Ferdinand Scholtz and Chester Finnigan were county seat visitors on Friday.


John Owen of Neillsville was a business caller in town last Friday.


Rush Wentworth was called to Auburn, Ill. Friday by the death of his only sister, Mrs. Florence Knox of that place.  The burial took place at her old home, Edgerton, Wis.


Frank Vashko went to Marshfield Saturday and brought his daughter Miss Mary home from the hospital.  She is recovering nicely since her recent operation for appendicitis.


Gottlieb Hiller went to Dorchester Saturday to visit his daughter Mrs. Garbush and her family.


C.R. Buchanan and Theodore Breseman were Neillsville visitors on Wednesday.


Dr. and Mrs. Rath entertained a company of friends at cards Thursday evening of last week.


Mrs. E.C. Schreiber of route 4, after a several weeks stay at Eau Claire Hospital recovering from a surgical operation, arrived home yesterday.


L.G. Stevens, who was called to Spokeville early last week by the sudden death of his brother Byron Stevens, arrived home from there on Tuesday.


Mrs. A.L. Devos was over from Neillsville late last week to see her little nephew, the baby of the Ernest Dixon home.


Gov. Phillip has appointed Atty. Chas. H. Gilman of Friendship, a well-known former Neillsville boy, County Judge of Adams County, and Atty. C.C. Murphy as District Attorney of said county to fill the vacancy caused by Mr. Gilman’s appointment. (The Evening Wisconsin)


Dr. F.A. Soles bought a Harley Davidson motorcycle with side car attachment, last week to use for his country drive this winter.  A horse is too slow for the doctor since he has driven a Ford.

S.E. Graves has applied for the agency for flying machines and expects to have one here as soon as the weather and roads permit to demonstrate to the doctor, as he has him inline for the first victim. (Spencer Record)


Gus Deutsch, having purchased the north side store building in Neillsville, has resigned his position here with P.J. Kemmeter and expects to move to Neillsville and enter into the mercantile business on his own hook.  Mr. Deutsch is a young man of well-known honesty and industry and it is like going home to take up residence in Neillsville, his old home town.  His success and future happiness through this move look most promising.  We regret that this moved takes this worthy couple from Granton.  May success and prosperity attend them.


Miss Frieda Garbush went to Eau Claire Monday to consult an eye specialist.


Mr. and Mrs. Ross Galbreath, with his mother Mrs. Isla Galbreath, visited Neillsville friends on Monday.


Otto Becker of Appleton and L.A. Snyder of Algoma were here on business on Saturday.


Miss Ora Phelps of Neillsville was the guest of Miss Thea Marsh last Saturday and Sunday.


Mrs. Chas. hayden spent several days of last week with the Charles Cross family at Chili.


Miss Haidee Beeckler spent several days of last week with the Clark Waterman family of Chili.


Mrs. Ross Paulson, Mrs. George Beaver, Hillary Ross and Gus Deutsch were Neillsville visitors on Saturday.


Mrs. Ed Keyes of Auburn, Ind. is here visiting her father David Smith on Neillsville R. 1, since Sunday.


Mrs. Herman Wagner was quite ill and confined to her bed much of last week.


Mrs. Wm. Wallace of Augusta came Friday and visited the Charles Lowery family until Sunday.


Mrs. Ed Holverson of Neillsville was over and attended the funeral of the late Mrs. Lucas Hale at Lynn last Friday.


Mr. and Mrs. Richard Garbush and little son of Melrose arrived here yesterday morning on a visit to relatives.


Mrs. A.L. Devos and Mrs. Hanschman of Neillsville spent yesterday here with the Ernest Dixon family.


Mrs. Aug. Dankemyer of Chili spent Wednesday here among old friends while August attended the Cyclone Insurance meeting.


Levi Morris went to Hartland Monday on a couple of day’s business trip.  Art Berg is carrying mail in his stead since early last week when Levi was sick.


The Misses Lydia Schier and Sadie Bass left for Whitehall Monday where they have secured good positions in the Trempealeau County asylum.


Mrs. Cury and daughter Edna came from Osseo Friday for a visit at the Chas. Bollom and Fred Hart families where owing to the Bollom family being quarantined, they had to forgo the pleasure of a visit there.


Frank Zorn is ill with pneumonia since late last week.


Mrs. Otto Henze, accompanied by her father Wm. Crosby, went to Plymouth last week Tuesday to attend the funeral of a relative and arrived home here Saturday morning.


Mrs. Walter Coil and daughter Aletha went to Chili yesterday morning with Lillian Lapp who was going home after a visit here.


Miss Nellie Montgomery was over from Neillsville Wednesday and visited relatives in the E.W. Crandall home.


Warren Page has secured an appointment as guard at the state prison and left for Waupun the scene of his new labors Tuesday nights.


Miss Myrtle Cole of this village, who teaches in District No. 3, Pine Valley, has been hired for the balance of the year at an increase in salary.


Mrs. H.E. Williams was called to Neilslville Wednesday evening by the serious illness of Mrs. R.J. MacBride of that city.


Mrs. Fred Handke and daughter Frances spent a couple of days of last week at the Geo. Wilding home in Neillsville.


Mrs. Pheldt of Neillsville, after a several days visit with her daughter Mrs. Andrew Michalski of R. 3, went home on Friday.


Miss Annie Kampine, after a short visit with home folks at Chili, is again here with Mrs. H.E. Williams since Sunday.


Mrs. Gus Arndt of Neillsville was over last Friday and in attendance at the funeral of the late Mrs. Lucas Hale in Lynn.


Mr. and Mrs. John Lehrke of Whitehall are visiting at Wm. Shafer’s on the Wentworth farm since Wednesday.


Gus Bergeman went to Marshfield Tuesday and visited his wife and son Harland at the hospital there.


Mrs. Richard Kurth and son Hilton left for Marshfield and Unity last Tuesday for a week’s visit between the Wm. ?meier home in Marshfield and the Herman Kops home in Unity.


Miss Estella Krejci is at Neillsville assisting her sister Mrs. Louis Hemp in the care of baby Leon Hemp who is ill with pneumonia since Tuesday.


The Camp Fire Girls are to have a pie sociable at the church next week Saturday, Jan. 27th.  Each lady will please bring a pie.


The Chicago Orchestral Sextets which appeared here Saturday night filled the date most acceptably and "Go to Church Sunday" at the Union Church Sunday evening saw a full house, much of which was undeniably due to the fact that this company furnished the musical part of the program there Sunday evening.


Aug. Lautenbach went to Eau Claire Wednesday to accompany his wife home from the hospital in that city where two weeks ago she underwent a very serious operation for relief from cancer.


Geo. Smith of Boaz and Mrs. Melville Buroker and her little daughter of Gotham arrived here last Saturday and remained until Wednesday assisting in the care of their aged father Mr. David Smith of the town of Washburn, who is very ill with pneumonia.


Mr. and Mrs. J.P. Pheid and baby Donald of Appleton, after a week’s visit with relatives in the Andrew Michalski family on route 2, went home on Tuesday.


A chimney fire in the post office building early Tuesday morning caused the night watchman at the Kemmeter mill to sound the alarm by blowing the whistle.  No damage was done.


Mrs. Johns Breese visited John Sweet at Chili Friday.  Mr. Sweet is as yet very sick, although he is slowly recovering from his recent alarming illness.




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